Oct 31 – Nov 6

Oct 31 – Nov 6

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding;” Proverbs 3:5

Sunday, 31st: “October 22, 2021 Dear brother Darryl, I wanted to let you know that by the time you receive this letter with my lesson worksheets I will be released from my incarceration and returned to society as a faithful, dedicated, productive servant for our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I truly desire to further my study of God’s word. My home address is . . . Chicago. Thank you and God bless you. Your brother in Christ, Oscar S…” Praise God – “Grace and peace be multiplied to you through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord.” (2 Peter 1:2)! Pray Oscar keeps studying, shares the gospel, finds a Bible-teaching church and work.

Monday, 1st: “7-13-21 [He cumplido] I’ve completed STMC1, STMC2, STMC3, SPCL, SBBT and SWRL with another ministry. I would like to begin studying SPSW with you.” Inmate Jorge L… began to study BSBM’s Spanish FISHERS OF MEN course, in August 2021. Now having just completed the GOSPEL OF JOHN course, on 10/28/21, Jorge asked: “[Me gustaría que oren por mí] I would like you to pray for me.” Praise God – “Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness arrayed,” (Ephesians 6:14)! Pray Jorge lives out God’s message of hope among the inmates.

Tuesday, 2nd: “Mr. Darryl Evans, I received your letter. Since being incarcerated a lot of good things have happened, not just bad. I found Christ on July 27, 2021 and I am walking in the way of the Lord. Also, I am clean and healthy which would not have happened if I hadn’t gotten arrested. My son has been born since I have been in here and he is healthy and he and his momma are safe. Last Saturday they gave me a new charge even though I’ve been locked up almost 5 months. It is a theft charge and I have not stolen since getting out of prison in 2017. This is all in God’s plan. I believe He will go before me and make all crooked paths straight. I would like to thank y’all for everything! In Christ, Johnathan S…” (He started studying on 9-14-21) Praise God – “In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.” (Proverbs 3:6)! Pray Johnathan acknowledges Christ’s lordship every day & waits on Him to graciously straighten matters out.

Wednesday, 3rd: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On October 27 at 9:19 AM, new student hopeful David M… e-mailed: “His will for my life.” Praise God – “Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God. May Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.” (Psalm 143:10)! Pray David studies his lessons with his Bible in hand; pray he trusts and obeys God.

Thursday, 4th: WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU HAVE LEARNED? HAVE YOU RECEIVED THE LORD JESUS AS YOUR SAVIOR? and WHEN? New student Belinda H… (age 61) wrote: “All about Jesus Christ the one God and Savior. Jesus is the only way to Heaven. Repent. Yes. Now October 21, 2021.” (Her study mailed on September 2, 2021) Praise God – “Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.” (Acts 20:21)! Pray Belinda keeps studying, finds a Bible church, shares her faith.

Friday, 5th: “I am going up for parole again on December 14, 2021 and I would appreciate it if you could send me a letter of acknowledgement to present to the Board of Parole. I know God is using you in an amazing way to reach the lost and change lives. I give God the glory for your work. Your sister in Christ, Kimberly R…” Praise God – “Be not wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and turn away from evil.” (Proverbs 3:7)! Pray Kimberly daily surrenders herself to God in worship, seeking His guidance, wisdom, strength & provision.

Saturday, 6th: WHAT DO YOU HOPE TO LEARN FROM GOD THROUGH THE STUDY OF HIS WORD? On October 28 at 4:36 AM, new student hopeful Heidi J… e-mailed: “How to live one day at a time, not afraid to die” Praise God – “Where, O Death, is your victory? Where, O Death, is your sting? But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!” (1 Cor. 15:55,57)! Pray Heidi trusts Jesus Christ alone.

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